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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Calls on OCI to Disclose True Economic Benefit to NL

Oct 20, 2021

“The company already has exclusive access to tens of thousands of tons of redfish in Unit 2, greysole, yellowtail, coldwater shrimp, turbot, and cod,” explains Keith Sullivan, FFAW-Unifor President. “OCI will never depend on Unit 1 redfish to be economically viable, but dozens of communities and a thousand workers in the inshore will depend on it.”

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Inshore Fishery Coalition Calls on DFO to Consult on New Redfish Fishery

Oct 14, 2021

The Unit 1 Redfish Fishery is expected to be commercial in the next 2 years and will be an important

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MEDIA RELEASE: PERT Recommendations Fail to Grasp Basics of Inshore Fishery

Oct 5, 2021

“Anti-worker and anti-union sentiments abound, if the recommendations in this report were to be implemented it would lead to certain destruction of our inshore fishery and the coastal communities that rely on it,” Sullivan warns.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FFAW-UNIFOR LOOK FORWARD TO ADVANCING KEY ISSUES WITH RE-ELECTED LIBERAL GOVERNMENT

Sep 21, 2021

September 21, 2021 – Members of FFAW-Unifor congratulate the Liberal Party of Canada for its successful re-election, and the Right

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FFAW-UNIFOR RELEASES FEDERAL ELECTION REPORT CARD

Sep 16, 2021

September 16, 2021 – Today, the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) released its federal election report card, grading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FFAW—UNIFOR URGES PROVINCIAL AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO FOCUS UPCOMING CONSULTATIONS ON MATTERS WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTIONS

Sep 9, 2021

September 9, 2021 – The Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) is urging provincial government to fulfill their commitment made

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FFAW—UNIFOR URGES SERVICE CANADA TO RESOLVE ISSUES WITH FISH HARVESTER BENEFIT

Aug 10, 2021

August 10, 2021 – Since the second part of Service Canada’s and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ Fish Harvester Benefit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sullivan/Keenan Elected to Another Term as FFAW-Unifor President and Secretary-Treasurer

Aug 9, 2021

August 9, 2021 – Keith Sullivan and Robert Keenan have been re-elected to the top elected positions of FFAW-Unifor. Nominations for

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FFAW-Unifor Calls on Provincial Government to Improve Transparency in Seafood Collective Bargaining Process

Jul 16, 2021

July 16, 2021 – FFAW-Unifor are calling on the provincial government for urgent action to improve transparency in the seafood

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MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW RESPONDS TO THE PREMIER’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY TEAM REPORT

May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 – FFAW-Unifor is appalled and incensed at the Greene Report. “This is not the Big Reset; this

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